How to use Reliance Connect with Mac OS X Lion

This tutorial explains the steps required for using Reliance Netconnect with Mac OS X Lion. Connect the Reliance Netconnect+ USB dongle to your Mac and if auto install does not start then click the Finder icon and select RelianceHSD.dmg from the USB drive.

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This would start extracting the package as shown below

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Click the Reliance Netconnect+ to start the installation.

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Keep continuing with the default setup and click Next button.

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A prompt would be displayed as shown below, if you are Ok with the restart then click Continue Installation.

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The following successful completion message would be displayed.

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Now on your Mac OS X Lion desktop, the following Reliance Netconnect shortcut will be available.

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Clicking on the Reliance Netconnect shortcut would start configuring your Mac for Reliance Netconnect.

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In the following Netconnect+ screen, enter your the user name and password (the mobile number of your device) and click the Apply button.

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Click Connect icon should start connecting your device.

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If you want to check your connection speed, then use speedtest.net. This is the result of my Reliance Netconnect+ connection.

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Though the connection speed was supposed to 3.1 Mbps it is no where near the connection speed :-). Not sure whether this would improve tomorrow, will keep you updated.

In Category: General, Mac, Mac OS X

Ravi Shankar

A Software developer and blogger who is always looking to provide technical help to the wider community.

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  • Sunil Nair April 8, 2012, 10:23 am

    Dear Ravi,

    Indeed very helpful and valuable article with clear cut instructions. I was able to install Reliance on my mac 🙂 Thanks a ton….

  • Sunil Nair April 8, 2012, 10:23 am

    Dear Ravi,

    Indeed very helpful and valuable article with clear cut instructions. I was able to install Reliance on my mac 🙂 Thanks a ton….

  • Niraj June 24, 2012, 1:48 pm

    I have done the same but after working on internet (Apple safari) for a few minutes it is forced shutting down and asking to restart. I do not understand what has to be done, please advice.
    Thanks

  • Niraj June 24, 2012, 1:48 pm

    I have done the same but after working on internet (Apple safari) for a few minutes it is forced shutting down and asking to restart. I do not understand what has to be done, please advice.
    Thanks

  • Anoushka June 1, 2014, 7:32 pm

    I have done everything until the shortcut appears on the desktop, after this the usb is not found for some reason. Please help!

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